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In order to plan for future educational programming please participate in a very short survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WCNRTT8. Your input will aid in planning local events of interest to you.  Thank you!

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Museum Marauders: Integrated Preventative Pest Management
Presented by the Intermuseum Conservation Association
Instructor, Dr. Thomas A. Parker, Entomologist and President of Pest Control Services, Inc.
Co-sponsored by Cleveland State University Library Special Collections and by the Ohio Preservation Council
Fenn Tower Room 102, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
May 6, 2009, 9:00AM-4:30PM

Cockroaches, carpet beetles, and clothes moths–oh my! Join nationally-known insect expert Tom Parker as he explains how to identify, understand the habits of, and non-chemically prevent or control various insect populations. The afternoon will include practical suggestions for developing an effective, low-cost, in-house pest management program. ICA and OPC members receive discounted admission!
Click here for registration fees and form.

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The Ohio Preservation Council and the Intermuseum Conservation Association
have developed a FREE statewide preservation outreach initiative called
“Preserving Our Cultural Heritage.” Anyone who owns or is responsible for a
collection will benefit from attending. This includes individuals as well
as staff and volunteers of museums, libraries and archives, churches,
government agencies, non-profit organizations, clubs, etc.

Topics to be covered in every session will include:

Why should we be concerned about our collections?

What is preservation and why is it so important?

What’s the difference between preservation and conservation?

What kind of supplies should I be using to preserve my collections?

How do I prepare for a possible disaster? What do I do if a disaster occurs?

What Internet and published resources are available to help me?

How do I pay for all of this?!

Inaugural Session!
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron, OH
Wolle Administrative Building Conference Room (behind the greenhouse complex)
October 27, 2008, 6PM-7:30PM

Please see official program flyer for more information and how to RSVP for the program.

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